Saturday Morning Flashback
Saturday Mornings at 8:00am
1969. Two guys strolled on the Moon for the world to see on a fuzzy black & white TV screen, and four men crossed a street in London for an iconic album cover photo. Unforgettable [...]
The 1980 “Miracle on Ice” has been mentioned more than a few times during coverage of the Sochi Games, and for good reason. That semi-final match pitting U.S. collegiate underdogs against the mighty Soviet Union [...]
Most of us who lived through the mid-’70s are glad there were no social media platforms available for sharing photos! The only platforms we cared about were of the shoe variety, when high tech meant [...]
1991. Music highlights included albums from R.E.M., Nirvana, U2, and Pearl Jam, to name just a few. Rugrats debuted on Nickelodeon and Silence of the Lambs won the Academy Award for Best Picture. But in [...]
Think we’re having a rough winter? You’re right, of course, but the winter of 1967 was a doozy. The Great Chicago Blizzard arrived on January 26, dumping 23 inches of snow in 29 hours, which [...]
Johnny Mars will be behind the board for Saturday Morning Flashback — 1977. He just dropped my a line saying he’s going to give a spin to 10cc’s “I’m Not In Love,” early in the show. This is a track full of 70s studio magic and worth checking out in more detail.
If you have a few free minutes, watch this short documentary on the making of the song below and how the band used vocal loops the create the breathy atmosphere that makes this recording so unique.
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1975. The Vietnam war finally ended, Mayor Richard J. Daley was reelected to an unprecedented 5th term, Bruce Springsteen was simultaneously on the covers of Time and Newsweek, and by the end of the year, [...]
1971: The new decade was just starting to rise from the shadows of the tumultuous ’60s. But let’s not get overly dramatic. The essence of 1971 was a lot of great music that holds up [...]
That’s a 1977 photo of your shaggy best friend in the whole world with one of the best bands in the whole world. It was an exciting time for music and culture and we’re not [...]